saturday 23rd March 2019

Programme Announced

More details below
Welcome to our first Frome Ukulele Festival. We hope you will come and join us on Saturday 23rd March 2019 and enjoy what Frome has to offer. The main venue during the day is Rook Lane Arts (BA11 1DN) with the evening concert taking place at The Cheese and Grain (BA11 1BE). Other venues within a short walk of Rook Lane will be used for Battle of The Bands and workshops. Main reception opens at 12 noon.   Stalls will be open and Decades will play at 12.30pm.   The first Open Mic session starts at 1 pm and the first workshop starts at 1.30pm. Helping you enjoy the day will be members of Frome Ukulele Club, who can’t wait to welcome you to Frome.


We have a selection of workshops, play along sessions, open mic and battle of the bands for you to enjoy. You won’t be able to do everything – but it will be fun trying. Reception will open at 12 noon and workshops can be booked on the day only.
12 noon
Reception Opens
Decades (Rook Lane)
Open Mic (Rook Lane)
Chord Inversion Workshop (The Granary)
Singing Workshop (The Cornerhouse)
Play along (Rook Lane)
Battle of the Bands (23 Bath Street)
Open Mic 2 (Rook Lane)
Song Arrangement Workshop (The Cornerhouse)
Blues Workshop (Three Swans)
Opera-lele Workshop (Rook Lane)
Jamming (Three Swans)

At the Cheese and Grain

Food Begins
Battle of the Bands Final
Andy Dan
The Mighty Frukes

Line Up

Our evening concert will include sets from the Battle of the Bands Finalists, wonderful duo “In Sync” and superstar Andy Dan. The fantastic Opera-lele will also perform their inimitable show and the evening concludes with a party set from The Mighty Frukes.

Tickets are now available.

Full Festival Ticket : £16

Full Festival Ticket with food : £21

Evening Concert : £10

Evening Concert with Food : £15

Children 5 to 11 years old Full Festival Ticket : £8

Children 5 to 11 years old Full Festival Ticket with food: £13

Children 5 to 11 years old Evening Concert: £5

Children under 5 free

Click to Buy tickets here

There are no additional fees for workshops, Battle of the Bands etc. The only extra is food for the evening - book it now.

More Information


Reception at Rook Lane opens at 12 noon with activities starting at 2pm.Please bring your tickets here first where you will be issued with a wristband for access to all venues.

Rook Lane Arts on Bath Street in Frome : BA11 1DN


The main car park in Frome is at The Cheese and Grain (BA11 1BE)

Additional car parks on North Parade (BA11 2AB) and in Vicarage Street (BA11 1PU).

All charge, unfortunately.


There will be tea/coffee and cake for sale on arrival at Rook Lane Arts and there are plenty of cafes and pubs within a short distance for lunch.

In the evening, we will be offering “Street Food” (including vegetarian) at The Cheese and Grain for the incredible price of just £5 per person. This must be booked in advance.

Frome Ukulele Club

Hope to see you there